The Franklin Public Schools will foster within its students the knowledge and skills to find and achieve satisfaction in life as productive global citizens.
A G E N D A
“The listing of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.”
I. Routine Business
A. Review of Agenda
B. Citizen’s Comments
In the spirit of open communication, “the Committee will hold a public participation segment (also called Citizen’s Comments) about matters not related to an agenda item at the beginning of each regular School Committee meeting. The Committee will listen to, but not respond to any comment made…. A Committee member may add an agenda item to a future meeting as a result of a citizen comment…. The Committee will hear public comments related to an agenda item when the Chair deems appropriate during the Committee meeting. Topics for discussion during the meeting must be limited to those items listed on the Committee meeting agenda for that evening…. ” - from Policy BEDHC. FHS Student Representative Comments
D. Superintendent’s Report
A. FHS Program of Study Update
B. Homework Update
III. Discussion/Action Items
A. 2020-2021 School Calendar
I recommend adoption of the proposed 2020-2021 School Calendar as discussed.
B. Policy - First Reading
I recommend moving Policy EEAE – School Bus Safety to a second reading as discussed.
IV. Discussion Only Items
A. ACCEPT Annual Report
B. BICO Annual Report
V. Information Matters
A. School Committee Sub-Committee Reports (e.g. Ad Hoc Supt. Evaluation, Ad Hoc Facilities Analysis, Budget, Community Relations/Public Schools Advocacy, Policy, Transportation)
B. School Committee Liaison Reports (e.g. Joint PCC, Substance Abuse Task Force, School Wellness Advisory Council)
VI. New Business
A. To discuss any future agenda items
VII. Consent Agenda
a. I recommend approval of the minutes from the December 10, 2019 School Committee meeting as detailed.
b. I recommend approval of the revised minutes from the November 26, 2019 School Committee meeting as detailed.
B. FHS Scholarship
I recommend acceptance of three checks totaling $250.00 for the Jacqueline Schaeffer Memorial Scholarship as follows:
- Shanna Culloty Jobin $100.00
- Sean S. Jobin $100.00
- Maura C. Schaeffer $ 50.00
I recommend acceptance of two checks totaling $375.00 as detailed:
- $75.00 Leuders Environmental, Inc. for in-house enrichment
- $300.00 Anonymous donation to pay off lunch balances
I recommend acceptance of two checks totaling $3,798.15 as detailed:
- $2,798.15 from Lifetouch National School Studio for in-house enrichment
- $1,000.00 from Patriot’s Foundation for Athletic supplies
I recommend acceptance of a check for $1,500.00 from music parents for in- house enrichment as detailed.
F. Remington Gift
I recommend acceptance of a check for $1,535.00 from Lifetouch for in-house enrichment at Remington Middle School as detailed.
G. JFK Gifts
I recommend acceptance of two checks totaling $2,574.00 from the JFK PCC as follows:
- $775.00 – Field Trips
- $1,799.00 – Supplemental Supplies
I recommend acceptance of the following donations totaling $6,902.34 for Parmenter Elementary School:
- $3,000.00 worth of Furniture from Cardi’s
- $992.34 from PCC for In-house enrichment
- $1,800.00 Anonymous donation to pay off lunch balances
- $1,110.00 from Hockomock Area YMCA for in-house enrichment
I recommend approval of the request of Leighanne Rudsit and Matthew Geisinger to take 2 jazz bands and 2 jazz combos to the University of New Hampshire on Saturday, March 14, 2020 for the annual Jazz Festival as detailed.
J. Jefferson Donation
I recommend acceptance of the donation of a Keurig Coffee Machine from Brody Nunley for the Jefferson teacher’s dining room as detailed.
VIII. Payment of Bills Dr. Bergen
IX. Payroll Ms. D’Angelo
X. Executive Session
Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, §21(a)(3) to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining with the FEA unit as an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining position of the School Committee and the chair so declares.
Shared from the Town of Franklin School Committee agenda doc
Other documents released before the meeting can be found online
Additional documents will be posted after the meeting.
|Franklin, MA: School Committee - Agenda - Jan 28, 2020|